Minute Particulars & Hidden Symmetries:
Chris Quigg Symposium

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at Fermilab ( One West )
Description

On the occasion of Chris Quigg's sixty-fifth birthday, the Fermilab Theory Group will host a symposium on Minute Particulars & Hidden Symmetries, on Monday and Tuesday, December 14 - 15, 2009. The scientific program features a broad range of topics reflecting Chris's varied interests in particle physics and a wider sphere. Speakers will include

Robert Cahn (Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory)
Alex Chao (SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory)
Sally Dawson (Brookhaven National Laboratory)
Arnaud Devred (ITER, Cadarache)
Sam Dyson (Chicago Public Schools)
Pierre Fayet (École Normale Supérieure, Paris)
Richard Field (University of Florida)
Fabiola Gianotti (CERN / ATLAS)
Paul Grannis (Stony Brook)
Deborah Harris (Fermilab)
John David Jackson (Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory)
Vera Lüth (SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory)
Kate Metropolis (Goleta, California)
Mary Hall Reno (University of Iowa)
Jonathan Rosner (University of Chicago)
Elizabeth Simmons (Michigan State University)
Sławek Tkaczyk (Fermilab / CMS)
Scott Willenbrock (University of Illinois)

Support Email: sazama@fnal.gov
Go to day
  • Monday, December 14, 2009
    • 08:00 - 09:00 Registration
      Location: Fermilab Cafeteria
      Material: poster link
    • 09:00 - 09:15 Opening Session
      • 09:00 Welcome 15'
        Speakers: Piermaria Oddone (Fermilab), Young-Kee Kim (Fermilab / University of Chicago)
    • 09:15 - 10:30 Session 1
      • 09:15 ATLAS through "First Light" 35'
        Speaker: Fabiola Gianotti (CERN / ATLAS)
        Material: Slides powerpoint file pdf file
      • 09:55 CMS Growing Up 35'
        Speaker: Sławek Tkaczyk (Fermilab / CMS)
        Material: Slides powerpoint file pdf file
    • 10:30 - 11:00 Break ( Fermilab Cafeteria )
    • 11:00 - 13:00 Session 2
      • 11:00 Archimedes, Higgs, and Falling Honey 35'
        Speaker: John David Jackson (University of California, Berkeley / LBNL)
        Material: Slides powerpoint file pdf file
      • 11:40 A Playful Approach to Physics (The Serious Business of Educational Outreach) 35'
        Speaker: Elizabeth Simmons (Michigan State University)
        Material: Slides unknown type file pdf file
      • 12:20 Echoes in Accelerators 35'
        Speaker: Alexander W. Chao (SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory)
        Material: Slides pdf file
    • 13:00 - 14:00 Lunch ( Fermilab Cafeteria )
    • 14:00 - 15:15 Session 3
      • 14:00 Exploring Electroweak Symmetry Breaking 35'
        Speaker: Sally Dawson (Brookhaven National Laboratory)
        Material: Slides powerpoint file
      • 14:40 Supersymmetry, Dark Matter, and New Particles 35'
        Speaker: Pierre Fayet (École Normale Supérieure, Paris)
        Material: Slides pdf file
    • 15:15 - 15:45 Break ( Fermilab Cafeteria )
    • 15:45 - 17:00 Session 4
      • 15:45 The Tevatron Legacy 35'
        Speaker: Paul Grannis (Stony Brook University)
        Material: Slides pdf file
      • 16:25 Scientists and the Public: A Question of Communication 35'
        Speaker: Kate Metropolis (Santa Barbara)
        Material: Slides unknown type file pdf file
    • 17:30 - 19:00 Reception
      All participants invited!
      Location: Fermilab Gallery
  • Tuesday, December 15, 2009
    • 09:00 - 10:15 Session 5
      • 09:00 Physics from the Top 35'
        Speaker: Scott Willenbrock (University of Illinois)
        Material: Slides powerpoint file pdf file
      • 09:40 Hard and Important: The Challenges of Teaching Physics and What We Should Do to Improve It 35'
        Speaker: Samuel Dyson (Chicago Public Schools)
        Material: Slides powerpoint file pdf file
    • 10:15 - 10:45 Break ( Fermilab Cafeteria )
    • 10:45 - 12:40 Session 6
      • 10:45 Ultrahigh-Energy Neutrinos 35'
        Speaker: Mary Hall Reno (University of Iowa)
        Material: Slides pdf file
      • 11:25 Predicting “Min-Bias” and the “Underlying Event” at the LHC 35'
        Speaker: Richard Field (University of Florida)
        Material: Slides powerpoint file pdf file
      • 12:05 The Art of Superconducting Magnets 35'
        Speaker: Arnaud Devred (ITER)
        Material: Slides powerpoint file pdf file
    • 12:45 - 14:00 Lunch ( Fermilab Cafeteria )
    • 14:00 - 15:15 Session 7
      • 14:00 Minutiæ over Short and Long Distances:  Neutrino Physics Today and Tomorrow 35'
        Speaker: Deborah Harris (Fermilab)
        Material: Slides pdf file
      • 14:40 Particles with Beauty and Charm 35'
        Speaker: Jonathan Rosner (University of Chicago)
        Material: Slides pdf file
    • 15:15 - 15:30 Photo
      Location: Atrium
    • 15:30 - 16:00 Break ( Fermilab Cafeteria )
    • 16:00 - 17:30 Session 8
      • 16:00 100 Years of Beta Decays—Why Do We Continue? 35'
        Speaker: Vera Lüth (SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory)
        Material: Slides pdf file
      • 16:40 Best of All Possible Worlds 35'
        Speaker: Robert Cahn (Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory)
        Material: Slides powerpoint file pdf file
      • 17:15 Closing Remarks 15'
    • 17:30 - 19:00 Free Time ( . . . )
    • 19:00 - 21:00 Banquet
      Tickets required.
      Location: Fermilab Gallery